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2012-08-07 23:03:32

Vantage Realized in the final five for top honor by Entrepreneur Magazine. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 07, 2012 Vantage Realized, an ASU student-led startup, has been named a top five finalist in the College Entrepreneur of the Year competition run in the U.S. by Entrepreneur Magazine. ASU isn´t new to this honor. In the 2011 competition, three of the top five finalists were ASU student startups, with ASU startup G3Box ultimately winning College Entrepreneur of 2011. College...

2012-06-21 23:03:16

NAU Innovations to make technologies available for licensing, creating state-wide collaboration. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Arizona State University´s Venture Catalyst is excited to announce that Northern Arizona University (NAU) has joined Arizona Furnace as the first university research partner. As a partner in AZ Furnace, NAU Innovations, NAU´s technology commercialization office, will offer selected technologies and intellectual property for licensing to...

2012-06-08 23:01:04

Spearheaded in part by Helios Education Foundation, an innovative plan to ensure that low-income students are reading at grade-level by the end of third grade was picked from more than 100 applicants. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 An ambitious plan to ensure that more Arizona children are reading at grade level by the end of third grade has been chosen as a finalist for the All-America City Award, sponsored each year by the National Civic League. Arizona´s application is one of 32...

2012-06-05 23:03:25

ASU and Taiwan´s largest research organization will collaborate in several strategic research areas Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 ASU SkySong hosted an important meeting where a Statement of Collaboration was signed by Arizona State University President Michael Crow and Taiwan´s Industrial Technology Research Institute´s (ITRI) Chairman Ching-Yen Tsay. The agreement begins a collaborative relationship between ASU and ITRI, whose research interests and work in the areas...

2012-03-01 21:45:00

Mentors, Office Space and over $250,000 were invested in 26 startups in the 2011 competition Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 ASU Venture Catalyst, part of ASU SkySong, has officially launched the 2012 application for the Edson Student Entrepreneur competition, to find and support the best new and innovative student startups in Arizona State University. Now entering its eight year, the Edson Student Entrepreneurship Initiative is the University´s premier student startup...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'